Exciting Bookish Stuff

Lots of fun and exciting news has been emerging from the land of YA!

The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones script is almost done!  Writer Marlene King said that her favorite scene was the greenhouse moment with Jace and Clary, so not only is the ever-so-important scene in, it should also be spot on.  Apparently Sony is also involved in the film, so here’s to hoping that Sony’s extra money helps get this baby off the ground.  Let’s just hope King doesn’t turn this into Pretty Little Liars with downworlders.

In addition to graphic novels for The Mortal Instruments, Cassandra Clare will also have adaptations of the Infernal Devices series published.

Cassandra Clare said of the deal: “As a long-time fan of manga, I’m so excited to be working on this adaptation with Yen Press. Manga has influenced a great deal of the way I envision narrative, and the chance to see my work rendered in the form is something I couldn’t pass up. I look forward to seeing HyeKyung Baek’s evocative art bring The Infernal Devices’ world of gaslit romance to life.”

Chapters of The Infernal Devices will be serialized in Yen Press’s monthly online anthology magazine, Yen Plus, with publication of the first volume slated for Fall 2012.

An Online Launch Party for The Iron Knight, the fourth Iron Fey novel by Julie Kagawa, has been announced.  Here’s the deets:

Who Will Be There: Julie Kagawa, Harlequin Teen & Special Guests!Activities:
Fun Giveaways
Cool Iron Fey Chats with Julie Kagawa!
Team Ash, Team Puck, Team Grim Games
Exclusive Behind the Scenes Stuff!
Super Special Announcements
And More!
*Exact schedule of Events coming soon!The Iron Knight will be available Oct 25th!

Follow @Harlequinteen for more updates!

It’s the end of the line for James Dashner‘s The Maze Runner trilogy, too.  A tour has been announced and a trailer has finally (!) been released.  Enjoy!

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